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1. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 1,273,026 | Gross: $100.13M

2. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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76 Metascore

In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 160,298 | Gross: $81.30M

3. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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66 Metascore

Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gary Cole

Votes: 152,845 | Gross: $148.21M

4. Edge of Darkness (2010)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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55 Metascore

As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic

Votes: 84,390 | Gross: $43.31M

5. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 14,620

6. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 37,736 | Gross: $0.72M

7. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 116,436 | Gross: $28.75M

8. The Color of Money (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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77 Metascore

Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

Votes: 67,469 | Gross: $52.29M

9. Basquiat (1996)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani

Votes: 18,147 | Gross: $2.96M

10. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 9,588 | Gross: $1.01M

11. L.A. Noire (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Cole Phelps, a war hero and rookie cop, moves up the ranks and solves dark cases in 1940s Los Angeles.

Director: Brendan McNamara | Stars: Aaron Staton, Michael McGrady, Adam J. Harrington, Sean McGowan

Votes: 12,793

12. Bird (1988)

R | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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78 Metascore

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright

Votes: 10,418 | Gross: $2.18M

13. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.0
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Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 28,332

14. 'Round Midnight (1986)

R | 133 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips

Votes: 4,265 | Gross: $3.27M

15. The Marrying Man (1991)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.7
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A millionaire playboy goes into Las Vegas and comes out married to a woman he barely knows.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Kim Basinger, Alec Baldwin, Robert Loggia, Elisabeth Shue

Votes: 4,786 | Gross: $12.45M

16. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 647

17. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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As France is nearing the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself torn between a rebellious urge to discover love, and the ever-present, almost dominating affection of his beloved mother.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 7,793 | Gross: $1.16M

18. A Dangerous Woman (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, Gabriel Byrne, Laurie Metcalf

Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $1.50M

19. Low Down (2014)

R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.1
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58 Metascore

A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene.

Director: Jeff Preiss | Stars: John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $0.04M

20. The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)

R | 92 min | Biography, Romance

5.8
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Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence.... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Thomas Jane, Keanu Reeves, Adrien Brody, John Doe

Votes: 1,884 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Love Jones (1997)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Witcher | Stars: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Votes: 3,403 | Gross: $12.51M

22. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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51 Metascore

Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

Director: Biyi Bandele | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle

Votes: 1,582 | Gross: $0.05M

23. Big Sur (2013)

R | 81 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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49 Metascore

A recounting of Jack Kerouac's three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur owned by his friend, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 1,703 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The ups and downs of life as experienced by a group of aspiring young artists in the early Fifties New York.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Votes: 1,744

25. Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients.

Director: James Huth | Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Sophie Marceau, Maurice Barthélémy, François Berléand

Votes: 4,511

26. Let's Get Lost (1988)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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85 Metascore

Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Weber | Stars: Chet Baker, Carol Baker, Vera Baker, Paul Baker

Votes: 1,624

27. The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Lisa Harrow, Bruno Ganz, Kerry Fox, Miranda Otto

Votes: 725 | Gross: $0.83M

28. Sign 'o' the Times (1987)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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A concert film with theatrical staging, featuring live performances by Prince and his band.

Directors: Prince, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Prince, Sheila E., Sheena Easton, Dr. Fink

Votes: 1,515 | Gross: $3.00M

29. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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74 Metascore

Around 1940, The New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character, who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund, and who is writing a... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Sarah Hyland

Votes: 1,427 | Gross: $0.64M

30. Mac (1992)

R | 117 min | Drama

6.3
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Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli is the eldest of three brothers and leads their family after their beloved father dies. Their father was a builder and his sons continue in this family trade. At first... See full summary »

Director: John Turturro | Stars: John Turturro, Michael Badalucco, Carl Capotorto, Nicholas Turturro

Votes: 815 | Gross: $0.47M

31. Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

127 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Barman | Stars: Frank Vercruyssen, Diane De Belder, Eric Kloeck, Natali Broods

Votes: 2,289

32. How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired (1989)

100 min | Comedy

4.5
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A warm summer in Montreal. Two black men, Man and Bouba, share an apartment. Man is an ambitious author, writing on The Great Novel. Bouba is a lazy amateur philosopher who quotes the Koran... See full summary »

Director: Jacques W. Benoit | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Maka Kotto, Roberta Weiss, Myriam Cyr

Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.49M

33. Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )

Music

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Stars: Peter Martins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley

Votes: 26

34. Lena (2011)

119 min | Drama

6.4
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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.

Director: Christophe Van Rompaey | Stars: Emma Levie, Niels Gomperts, Jeroen Willems, Agata Buzek

Votes: 477

35. The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.8
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In many ways "The Ditchdigger's Daughters" adheres to the well worn path of a genre best described as the black struggle in an injust white America. But the real plot in this movie revolves... See full summary »

Director: Johnny E. Jensen | Stars: Carl Lumbly, Dulé Hill, Victoria Dillard, Shelley Robertson

Votes: 205

36. Look Up and Live (1954–1979)

30 min

5.9
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Stars: Ed Summerlin, Edward Mulhare, Claudia McNeil, Andrew Young

Votes: 16

37. Jivin' in Be-Bop (1946)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, Music

6.8
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A musical film in the style of a documentary, featuring 19 musical and dance numbers, by many notable musicians.

Directors: Leonard Anderson, Spencer Williams | Stars: Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Carter, Sahji, Helen Humes

Votes: 31

38. Sven Klang's Combo (1976)

114 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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Sweden 1958. In a small provincial town there is a band who plays dance music twice every week. All decisions are made by Sven Klang, the undisputed leader of the band. A new member joins ... See full summary »

Director: Stellan Olsson | Stars: Henric Holmberg, Eva Remaeus, Jan Lindell, Anders Granström

Votes: 197

39. Broadway Open House (1950–1952)

Comedy, Music

7.9
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Stars: Milton Delugg, Jerry Lester, Dagmar, Ray Malone

Votes: 7

40. Professor Norman Cornett (2009)

81 min | Documentary

7.0
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A review of former McGill University Professor Norman Cornett's unorthodox approach to teaching, including the lack of studying, students choosing their own names and stream-of-consciousness writing exercises.

Director: Alanis Obomsawin | Star: Alanis Obomsawin

Votes: 9

41. Darker Than You Think

133 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Scientist. Sorcerer. Spy. How on earth does Jack Parsons find enough time to plan Armageddon? Magick.

Director: Greg Beville | Star: Cody Dermon

42. Adventures in Jazz (1949– )

30 min | Music

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Hosted by well-known disc-jockey Fred Robbins (and later Bill Williams), this show gave viewers a glimpse into the world of jazz. Showcasing the talents of some of the premier musicians and... See full summary »

Stars: Will Bradley, Fred Robbins, William B. Williams, Bobby Sherwood

43. Dresden (1999)

82 min

5.9
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Director: Benjamin P. Speth | Stars: Anne Iobst, Erik Kraus, Carol Schneider, Funda Duval

Votes: 49

44. Improvisation (2004)

75 min | Music

7.2
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Improvisational jazz performance filmed in 1950 by Gjon Mili plus additional performances filmed in 1977 and 1979, with introductions by Granz and jazz critic Nat Hentoff and also includes ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Granz | Stars: Count Basie, Ray Brown, Eddie Davis, Duke Ellington

Votes: 8

45. Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew (2002)

77 min | Documentary

8.2
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An intimate portrait of 76-year-old jazz vocal legend Jimmy Scott. The film explores Scott's odyssey of loss and redemption through reminiscence, song, and lush Japanese travelogue.

Director: Matthew Buzzell | Stars: Dwayne Cook Broadnax, Michael Kanan, David Ritz, Justin Robinson

Votes: 5

46. George Shearing: Lullaby in Birdland (1992 Video)

Music

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Finally, a full length concert on DVD of this jazz piano legend, filmed in 1991 at the Paul Mason Winery in a state of the art digital and audio production. Shearing's artistry is captured ... See full summary »

Stars: George Shearing, Neil Swainson

47. Improvisation (1950)

15 min | Short, Music

6.8
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An improvised jazz session with some of the greats from the 1950s era including Ella Fitzgerald.

Director: Gjon Mili | Stars: Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Hank Jones, Charlie Parker

Votes: 87

48. Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (1993)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Documentary about American blues musicians.

Director: Ken Mandel | Stars: Keith David, Albert Murray, Robert Palmer, Albert Ammons

Votes: 20

49. Transmissions (2009)

93 min | Drama

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Director: Jack Kentala | Stars: Michael Flavin, Molly Kieloch, Justine Gendron, Nicole Hicks

50. Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (2010 TV Movie)

Music

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With an introduction from his widow Dame Cleo Laine, this programme pays tribute to Sir John Dankworth, jazz musician, big band leader and composer for TV and film. Featuring a wide variety... See full summary »

Director: Andy Dunn | Star: Cleo Laine



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